Abandoned Baby: Man And Woman Bailed

A man and a woman who were arrested after a baby was found abandoned outside a house have been bailed.

Officers were contacted shortly before 4pm on Wednesday 22nd June following reports that a baby boy was discovered on Tennyson Road in Ipswich.

The 42-year-old man and 34-year-old woman both from Ipswich were arrested a short time later and taken into custody at the Police Investigation Centre in Martlesham Heath.

Both are due to answer bail on Friday 22nd July 2011. The man has been detained under the Mental Health Act.

The child was unharmed and is in the care of Social Care Services.